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    • 1.018J / 7.30J Fundamentals of Ecology, Fall 2003 

      Chisholm, Sallie W.; Schaider, Laurel (2003-12)
      Basic subject in ecology: understanding the flow of energy and materials through ecosystems, and what regulates the distribution and abundance of organisms. Productivity and biogeochemical cycles in ecosystems; trophic ...
    • 10.547J / 7.547J / 15.136J / HST.920J Principles and Practice of Drug Development, Fall 2005 

      Cooney, Charles; Rubin, Robert; Finkelstein MD, Stan; Allen, Tom; Sinskey, Anthony (2005-12)
      This course serves as a description and critical assessment of the major issues and stages of developing a pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical. Topics covered include drug discovery, preclinical development, clinical ...
    • 5.08J / 7.08J Biological Chemistry II, Spring 2004 

      Stubbe, JoAnne; Ting, Alice (2004-06)
      This course deals with a more advanced treatment of the biochemical mechanisms that underlie biological processes. Emphasis will be given to the experimental methods used to unravel how these processes fit into the ...
    • 5.95J / 6.982J / 7.59J / 8.395J / 18.094J / 1.95J / 2.978J Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering, Fall 2012 

      Rankin, Janet (2012-12)
      This participatory seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. This course is designed for graduate students interested in an academic career, and anyone ...
    • 5.95J / 7.59J / 8.395J / 18.094J Teaching College-Level Science, Spring 2006 

      Breslow, Lori (2006-06)
      This seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. Topics include: using current research in student learning to improve teaching; developing courses; ...
    • 7.012 Introduction to Biology, Fall 2001 

      Weinberg, Robert A. (Robert Allan), 1942-; Lander, Eric S.; Gardel, Claudette L.; Mischke, Michelle D. (2001-12)
      Cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, and an exploration into current research in cancer, genomics, and molecular medicine.
    • 7.013 Introductory Biology, Spring 2005 

      Sive, Hazel L.; Jacks, Tyler; Gardel, Claudette L. (2005-06)
      The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Biological ...
    • 7.013 Introductory Biology, Spring 2006 

      Sive, Hazel; Jacks, Tyler (2006-06)
      The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Biological ...
    • 7.016 Introductory Biology, Fall 2014 

      Imperiali, Barbara; Amon, Angelika; Sinha, Diviya (2014-12)
      7.016 Introductory Biology provides an introduction to fundamental principles of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics for understanding the functions of living systems. Taught for the first time in Fall 2013, this ...
    • 7.02 Introduction to Experimental Biology, Fall 2001 

      Amon, Angelika; Rich, Alexander; Pardue, Mary Lou; Chess, Andrew; Schneider, Katherine Bacon; e.a. (2001-12)
      7.02 and 7.021 require simultaneous registration. Application of experimental techniques in biochemistry, microbiology, and cell biology. Emphasizes integrating factual knowledge with understanding the design of experiments ...
    • 7.03 Genetics, Fall 2001 

      Kaiser, Chris; Page, David C. (2001-12)
      The principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. Structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes. ...
    • 7.28 Molecular Biology, Spring 2001 

      Baker, Tania A.; Bell, Stephen P. (2001-06)
      Detailed analysis of the biochemical mechanisms that control the maintenance, expression, and evolution of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes. Topics covered in lecture and readings of relevant literature include: gene ...
    • 7.341 DNA Damage Checkpoints: The Emergency Brake on the Road to Cancer, Fall 2007 

      Reinhardt, Hans Christian; van Vugt, Marcel A. (2007-12)
      The DNA contained in human cells is under constant attack by both exogenous and endogenous agents that can damage one of its three billion base pairs. To cope with this permanent exposure to DNA-damaging agents, such as ...
    • 7.60 Cell Biology: Structure and Functions of the Nucleus, Spring 2006 

      Sharp, Phillip; Young, Richard (2006-06)
      This course covers the fundamentals of nuclear cell biology as well as the methodological and experimental approaches upon which they are based. Topics include Eukaryotic genome structure, function, and expression, processing ...
    • 7.88J / 5.48J / 7.24J / 10.543J Protein Folding Problem, Fall 2003 

      King, Jonathan, 1941-; Gossard, D. (2003-12)
      Mechanisms by which the amino acid sequence of polypeptide chains determines their three-dimensional conformation. Topics include: sequence determinants of secondary structure; folding of newly synthesized polypeptide ...
    • 7.88J / 7.24J / 5.48J / 10.543J Protein Folding Problem, Fall 2007 

      King, Jonathan (2007-12)
      This course focuses on the mechanisms by which the amino acid sequence of polypeptide chains (proteins), determine their three-dimensional conformation. Topics in this course include sequence determinants of secondary ...
    • 7.89 Topics in Computational and Systems Biology, Fall 2007 

      Burge, Christopher (2007-12)
      This is a seminar based on research literature. Papers covered are selected to illustrate important problems and approaches in the field of computational and systems biology, and provide students a framework from which to ...
    • 7.91J / 7.36J / 20.490J Foundations of Computational and Systems Biology, Spring 2004 

      Burge, Christopher; Yaffe, Michael; Woolf, Peter; Keating, Amy (2004-06)
      Serving as an introduction to computational biology, this course emphasizes the fundamentals of nucleic acid and protein sequence analysis, structural analysis, and the analysis of complex biological systems. The principles ...
    • 9.013J / 7.68J Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology: The Brain and Cognitive Sciences III, Spring 2003 

      Constantine-Paton, Martha, 1947-; Sheng, Morgan Hwa-Tze; Garrity, Paul A. (2003-06)
      Subject covers all major areas of cellular and molecular neurobiology including excitable cells and membranes, ion channels and receptors, synaptic transmission, cell type determination, axon guidance and targeting, neuronal ...
    • 9.09J / 7.29J Cellular Neurobiology, Spring 2002 

      Quinn, William G.; Chess, Andrew (2002-06)
      An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Emphasis placed on the cellular properties of neurons and other excitable cells. Includes the structure and biophysical properties of excitable cells, ...